Wellesley Township

Wellesley Township Homes For Sale

Buying a home in the Wellesley Township means that settlement areas and small communities will surround you.

Tucked away in the North-West corner of Waterloo Region, the Township of Wellesley has many communities, including St. Clements, Wallenstein, and Wellesley.

This rural area has, for the most part, has remained untouched by tourism and sticks to its heritage roots. If you’re looking to move away from the big city, Wellesley Township may be just what you’re looking for.

Public school students attend either Linwood Public School or Wellesley Public School, and Catholic students attend St. Clements Catholic School.

This is a thriving commuting township, close to Highway 401 and within a 20-minute drive from any of the Tri-Cities. For those who travel, either for work or play, Wellesley Township is also conveniently located near Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF).

Learn more about Wellesley Township below, including amenities, transit, and other area highlights.

Location

The Township of Wellesley lies outside of Waterloo to the North-West. It’s a quiet, rural area comprised of several small communities: St. Clements, Heidelberg, Hawkesville, Linwood, and Wellesley.

Wellesley has a close relationship with Kitchener and Waterloo as many residents choose to move from urban to rural living, especially as they age.  It’s also popular to leave the city for a visit to a cottage on Paradise Lake or to pick a  pumpkin at Nauman’s Farm, both lovely features of Wellesley Township.

Amenities

Health Care

Shopping & Services

  • Conestogo Dam
  • Hawkesville Hall
  • Linwood Recreation Complex
  • St. Clements Arena Community Centre
  • Wellesley & District Lions Club
  • Wellesley Veterinary Clinic
  • Wellesley Arena
  • Wellesley Service Centre Ltd
  • The Town Barker

Restaurants & Food Stores

  • Schmidtsville Restaurant
  • Nit River Chop House
  • Olympic Pizza
  • Pym’s Village Market
  • Schmidt’s Bulk Pantry & More
  • Wellesley Gourmet Meats & Cheese

Churches

  • Wellesley Mennonite Church
  • First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
  • St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
  • Cedar Grove Church
  • Mapleview Mennonite Church
  • West Hills Fellowship

This township has gradually transformed into a haven for families looking to escape the city. Immerse yourself in the festivities with family and friends, such as Lindwood’s Snofest, Canada Day in Hawkesville, and the annual fall fair.

Wellesley Township is also home to the Apple Butter and Cheese Festival which takes place every autumn. Take a short trip to the Conestogo Dam and find a plentiful opportunity for fishing, hiking, bird-watching, and geocaching.

This Mennonite township also offers various community centres including one in Hawkesville, Linwood, St. Clements and Wellesley itself. The Linwood Recreation Complex offers the largest space available to rent, seating up to 400 people. The large kitchen facilities and bartending services are sure to meet your needs on a special occasion.

In Linwood, the Wellesley & District Lions Club also runs a number of important events during the year including; weekly bingo, Tree of Light, community Easter egg hunts, and summer camps.

Schooling / Child Care

Together, the Waterloo Region District School Board and Waterloo Catholic District School Board operate three elementary schools in the Township of Wellesley. Both Linwood and St. Clements offer French Immersion starting in Grade 1. 

After Grade 8, parents will have the options as to which high school their children will attend. This is decide by district as well as transportation options such as school busses in their area.

Wellesley also offers multiple preschool and daycare options if you’re a young family. Based on your needs, you can choose from a list of licensed home child care programs, supported through the Region of Waterloo. There are also cooperative options such as Wellesley Cooperative Preschool, where parents are involved in the care as well as volunteers, and other preschools such as Inspiring Minds Early Learning Centre.

Transit

Kiwanis Transit provides specialized transit services for residents with mobility issues and unique transportation needs. Wellesley also thrives on taxi and Uber services connecting the surrounding amenities.

There are many trails and paths along the various ponds and the expansive Grand River in and around the township. For those who like to run and bike, this makes use of trails and cycling an efficient means of getting from home to school and work. This area is also populated with plenty of taxis and Uber drivers.

Wellesley is also proud to sit so close to air transit, accessible only ten minutes from the 401.

Parks
  • Hawkesville Outdoor Rink
  • Hawkesville Playground
  • Linwood Playground
  • St. Clements Arena

If you are looking for small town charm with the convenience of being close to an urban centre, Wellesley Township is the perfect location.

On Broadway Street in Hawkesville, you’ll have access to a children’s playground and well-maintained outdoor skating rink equipped with hockey nets and boards for the classic winter games that keep the whole family entertained. St. Clements also offers an ice skating arena well-loved by the Twin Centre Minor Hockey Association, hosting both recreational and competitive hockey tournaments for over 280 people each year.

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$500,000
5185 Ament Line, linwood, Ontario

5185 Ament Line

Linwood, Ontario

Welcome to 5185 Ament Line. This beautiful home has been completely re done from top to bottom with over $100K in renovations! Built in 1880, it has plenty of character and history. Situated on a large 78 x 165 lot, this place is sure to please. Walk up past your 4 white pillars through your new front door. You are immediately greeted by 2 modern barn doors and 9 foot ceilings. The front den/office has crown moulding & laminate flooring. Right beside is a newer laundry/bathroom (2017) with pendent lighting, vinyl plank flooring and tiled shower. Eat in kitchen includes stainless appliances and access to screened porch. Upstairs is the re done Master with hardwood flooring & walk in closet. Upper 3 piece bath has a freestanding tub and granite countertop. Other updates include: (2020) Driveway, (2019) Roof, (2019) Deck, (2017) Furnace & (2017) Hot Water Heater. Call listing agent today to book your private tour before its gone. FOR FULL HD WALK THROUGH CLICK ON MULTIMEDIA. (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom

Century 21 Heritage House Ltd.

For sale
$339,900
6933 PERTH RD 121 Road N, millbank, Ontario

6933 Perth Rd 121 Road N

Millbank, Ontario

Cute 2 bedroom bungalow in the village of Millbank. Minutes from Kitchener-Waterloo. Completely renovated. New HVAC system. Large country lot. Room for expansion. Possession flexible. Easy to show. (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1334 sqft

Realty Executives Edge Inc.

For sale
$1,999,950
1199 FLORADALE Road, elmira, Ontario

1199 Floradale Road

Elmira, Ontario

One Owner Fully Finished and Updated Bungalow on just under 5 acres incredibly located just outside of Elmira. This rare property is perfect for those looking for a country property minutes from shopping, schools and easy access to Waterloo and Guelph. This custom built bungalow features many updates, open concept, soaring ceilings, hardwood, ceramics, heated floors with an incredible amount of natural light and almost 6,000 sqft of living space. The entire property is perfect for entertaining with a glorious great room space with large we bar and access to a private indoor hot tub room. Have all your toys in the 19'3" x 36'4" detached shop that includes hydro, heat, his and her bathrooms and 36'11" x 15'9" loft. The expansive outdoor space is perfect for large gatherings and includes professional landscaping, outdoor custom built gazebo and paving brick patio. The completely finished basement has space for extra needs including rec room, family room, games room, another bar area, office and bathroom. The kitchen includes professional Viking appliances, double ovens and a six burner gas cook top for the chef in the family. This is a must see property with loads of opportunities. (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 3876 sqft

Easy Home Realty

For sale
$1,595,000
1046-B BERLETT'S Road, st. agatha, Ontario

1046-B Berlett's Road

St. Agatha, Ontario

A private oasis. Located far from the chaos of the city, and yet just minutes away from Waterloo. Your dream home is settled on 13.1 acres of wooded private property. You will own the house, the land, and will inherit the feeling of serenity and freedom. Just imagine living amidst peaceful woods and exploring almost 2 km of private hiking trails down to the Laurel Creek headwater, which runs through the property. The house is a one-of-a-kind home with great views from every window. Theres an abundance of natural light and living space, including a spacious foyer, raised ceilings, skylights, three fireplaces, a large kitchen with quartz counters and plenty of storage. The main floor is complete with a separate dining room and an office. 4 bedrooms upstairs, a balcony, an en-suite, and a main bathroom. Finished rec room. Lots of room for entertainment inside and outdoors. Large wrap-around deck with a hot tub. The yard is complete with a fire-pit space, a garden bed, and a pathway to the zip-line and a treehouse. Includes a new 300sq ft outbuilding. An oversized double car garage with direct access to the basement. This rare find will upgrade your life forever! (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 3 Bathroom

Royal LePage Wolle Realty

For sale
$799,000
5080 AMENT Line, linwood, Ontario

5080 Ament Line

Linwood, Ontario

Time to leave your worries behind and move to this peaceful country property in Linwood. Located just 20 minutes from KW, situated on over 1/2acre with an inground pool and greenspace behind. This is the perfect home if you are looking for space to roam and not have the hectic pace of the city. With 4 bed and 3.5 bath it is perfect for a large family. Enjoy your 3 car garage and shop out back for all of your toys. With a little love you will have a perfect place to call your forever home. (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 3106 sqft

Royal LePage Wolle Realty

For sale
$1,599,900
4670 LOBSINGER Line, crosshill, Ontario

4670 Lobsinger Line

Crosshill, Ontario

A TRULY UNIQUE AND INCREDIBLE HOME! This contemporary barn style open concept bungalow will impress you w/its quality workmanship & materials. Hardie Board & Batten exterior as well as standing seam metal roof, oversized windows & soaring 12 ft ceilings make for stunning mn flr layout, perfect for entertaining. A barn board feature wall w/double sided Napoleon propane FP insert is the focal point of the great rm w/unique 29 open ceiling design feature. The great rm overlooks the contemporary maple and reclaimed wood kitchen w/oversized central island, rare Brazilian Blue Louise granite counter & built in red & white wine fridges. Unloading groceries is a breeze w/direct access to the over sized pantry directly from the oversized triple garage or mudrm fully finished w/cabinets & built in shower!! Offers 3+2 oversized bdrms, 3 full and 2 half bathrms & fully fin basement Kitchenette featuring 9 ceilings w/separate garage access, this home can accommodate two large private living spaces. The basement also features a second double sided Napoleon FP built into an impressive accent wall. Every aspect of this home is custom built w/top quality material!! This property has industrial zoning with many permitted uses and an approved plan of construction of a 9600 sq ft building. Ideal property for a contractor or home base business! Visual delineation is not an accurate representation of the property line, please see survey attached. (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 5 Bathroom

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.